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Obituary: Mike Chimel, 32, Scottville.

June 30, 2016
Obituary: Mike Chimel, 32, Scottville.

Michael “Mike” Allen Chimel, 32 of Scottville, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2016.   Mike was born on December 20, 1983 in Scottville, son of Pamela (Schramm) Chimel and the late Rick Chimel. Chris attended Mason County Central High School and graduated with the class of 2002. Mike worked at Amstar, painting bridges and Indian Summer of Ludington for…

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Branch man found guilty of sex crimes against teen girl.

June 30, 2016
Branch man found guilty of sex crimes against teen girl.

#MasonCountyNews #MasonCountyCourts By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A 37-year-old Branch Township man was found guilty by a jury Wednesday on four criminal sexual conduct-related counts. The victim was a 15-year-old girl. Charles Clayton Rose, 479 S. Tyndall Rd., was arrested Nov. 1, 2015 by…

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Woman allegedly smuggles drugs into jail, bites deputy.

June 30, 2016
Woman allegedly smuggles drugs into jail, bites deputy.

#MasonCountyNews #PoliceNews LUDINGTON — A 27-year-old Ludington woman who had been arrested on a probation violation charge reportedly attempted to smuggle pills into the Mason County Jail Wednesday, June 29, at 6:30 p.m., according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. “When discovered by deputies, the…

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Sheriff’s office responds to 6 crashes in 1 day.

June 29, 2016
Sheriff’s office responds to 6 crashes in 1 day.

#MasonCountyNews #PoliceNews MASON COUNTY — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to six crashes Tuesday, June 28. The following is MCSO activity Tuesday: 7:23 a.m., one-vehicle rollover crash, minor…

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Bill that would benefit deceased public safety personnel’s families held up in House committee.

June 29, 2016
Bill that would benefit deceased public safety personnel’s families held up in House committee.

#MichiganLegislature #MasonCountyPress  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Every day public safety employees in Mason County put their own lives at risk to protect the citizens and visitors of this community. They…

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Minor injuries after US 10 crash.

June 29, 2016
Minor injuries after US 10 crash.

#MasonCountyNews #PereMarquetteTownship #MasonCountyPoliceNews CORRECTED INFORMATION: PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A three vehicle crash on US 10 resulted in minor injuries Wednesday morning. The crash occurred in the 5900 block of…

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Editorial: Let’s support those who help us celebrate Independence Day.

June 29, 2016
Editorial: Let’s support those who help us celebrate Independence Day.

#MasonCountyPress #LudingtonAreaJaycees #IndependenceDay Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  How many of you go to the parade and/or fireworks in Ludington on Independence Day? For my family and I, this is…

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Post fireworks traffic routes announced.

June 28, 2016

#MasonCountyNews #FreedomFestival The following is the traffic route plan that will proceed the Ludington Area Jaycees Freedom Festival fireworks, scheduled for Monday, July 4. – US 10 Traffic will be…

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Driver injured after swerving to miss deer.

June 28, 2016
Driver injured after swerving to miss deer.

#MasonCountyNews #HamlinTownship By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — An 18-year-old Ludington woman was injured after she attempted to swerve her vehicle to miss a deer Tuesday afternoon. The Chrysler…

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Dog dies following Free Soil crash.

June 28, 2016
Dog dies following Free Soil crash.

#MasonCountyNews #FreeSoil FREE SOIL — Three people were injured and a dog died following a single vehicle crash in the village Tuesday afternoon. The crash occurred when the Chevrolet Trail Blazer,…

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Clown Band annual Patriotic Concert is tonight in Scottville.

June 28, 2016
Clown Band annual Patriotic Concert is tonight in Scottville.

#MasonCountyArts #ScottvilleClownBand #MasonCountyPress By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Clown Band performs on its home stage, the Scottville Clown Band Shell, tonight for its annual Patriotic Concert. Most of…

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Obituary: SLE Sanborn-Wanderer, 98, Ludington.

June 28, 2016

SLE S. Sanborn-Wanderer, 98 of Ludington, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Oakview Medical Care Facility.  SLE was born on July 1, 1917 in Ludington, the daughter of…

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Ludington man arrested on 6-count probation violation warrant.

June 28, 2016
Ludington man arrested on 6-count probation violation warrant.

#MasonCountyNews #PoliceNews LUDINGTON — A 50-year-old Ludington man was arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office on a six-count probation violation warrant Monday, June 27, at 7:23 a.m. in the…

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July 4 fireworks display in need of funds.

June 28, 2016
July 4 fireworks display in need of funds.

LUDINGTON — The Ludington Area Jaycees is asking for help funding the annual Ludington Area Jaycees Freedom Festival fireworks display, which costs $20,000. The group is in need of raising…

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Library to host science camp.

June 28, 2016

LUDINGTON — Young scientists are invited to ‘Just Imagine’ Science Camp at the Mason County District Library, Ludington branch, 217 East Ludington Avenue. See schedule below. Space is limited for this…

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Recent births, reported June 28, 2016.

June 28, 2016
Recent births, reported June 28, 2016.

Recent births are brought to you by Shelby Gem Factory. See more information below.  Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Marius Alexander Lee Padron, the son of…

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Recent births, reported June 11, 2016.

June 28, 2016
Recent births, reported June 11, 2016.

Recent births are brought to you by Shelby Gem Factory. See more information below.  Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Braelee Lynn Hansen, the daughter of Kim…

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Recent death, reported June 28, 2016.

June 28, 2016

Karen Adkinson, 51, of Ludington died on June 25, 2016 at her home. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Ludington. See full list of 2016 deaths here. 

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